Name Element HAM (1)

TYPE: Element

Meaning & History

Old English element meaning "home, estate, settlement".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: heim (Ancient Germanic)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Graham, Tatum, Graeme, Grahame (English), Graeme, Graham, Grahame (Scottish)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Burnham, Deadman, Debenham, Farnham, Tatham, Tatum, Varnham, Wickham, Woodham, Woodhams, Wortham, Wyndham (English), Graeme, Graham, Grahame (Scottish)
PLACE NAME DESCENDANTS: Burnham, Debenham, Farnham, Grantham, Tatham, Wickham, Wortham, Wymondham (English)
SAME SPELLING: ham (2)

Sources & References

  • Bosworth and Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1898), page 506